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Surgical strike, Article 370, DeMo — all this & more at PM museum’s upcoming Modi gallery

Gallery will be open for public viewing in January 2023. Other major decisions to find place are abolition of triple talaq, construction of Ram temple, & handling of Covid.

India’s first ‘love jihad’ conviction—a volatile mix of POCSO, kidnapping, abuse, conversion

The Amroha district court said that criminals like Mohammad Afzal 'make it difficult for women and girls to come out on the street.'

Why Imran Khan’s win won’t assure Pakistan of zero military interference

Imran is probably aware that Bajwa is playing games with him. Precisely why he is ensuring that the Army can’t appoint a chief decisively against the PTI.

EWS is upon us because politicians now offer reservation in elections just like freebies

It wasn’t just human beings who immolated themselves in the anti-Mandal agitation in 1990-1991. Ideals and an entire style of politics also went up in flames during that period.

Gujarat voters question BJP’s ‘remote-controlled’ govt. But it’s no Advantage AAP, Congress

BJP is facing two trends that are adverse to its party. Congress is being criminally lazy by taking voters for granted and AAP is an empty vessel making noise.

EWS verdict shows merit matters only when it’s ‘their’ children, not ‘our’ kids

The historical hurt that the Hindu upper-caste elite has entertained about the quota system is now a legal doctrine. It can have far reaching consequences.

Mizoram is helping Myanmar refugees and Suu Kyi’s MPs. But it is running out of money

The refugees arrived to a mixed welcome: A warm one from Mizoram and a chilly one from Delhi. They're worried about economic tensions triggering refugee-Mizo friction.

Benjamin Netanyahu has won elections, but Israel has lost the battle for its own soul

Coalition partners are vowing to embed religion deeper into Israeli civic life and limit the rights of women and LGBTQ+ citizens.

Indian banks are heading into a trap. High inflation and interest rates are a deadly mix

It is increasingly a good time to deposit money and an increasingly costly affair to take a loan. Banks are finding that their avenues for lending are more curtailed.

The Hattis of Himachal Pradesh are going into elections with ST tag, new hope, old fears

One community, four seats and a BJP-Congress slugfest to woo the divided Hattis is playing out in Himachal Pradesh assembly elections.

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...


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In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.